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Policy Officer

Job Description: JD Policy Officer.pdf
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Policy Officer

We are the regulator for pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and registered pharmacies in Great Britain. Our main job is to protect, promote and maintain the health and safety of the public who need or use services from pharmacists or pharmacy technicians, or services provided at a registered pharmacy, in England, Scotland and Wales.

We are seeking a pro-active individual to support policy development across a range of regulatory functions within the strategy directorate. Key responsibilities will include:

  • Working within the policy and standards team, carry out desk based research to inform our policy development

  • Review external policy papers, carry out policy analysis and draft briefing papers for senior staff

  • Work within a wider team to support the drafting of GPhC standards documents, policy papers, consultation documents and Council papers

  • Undertake responsive policy work as required

The successful candidate should demonstrate experience of policy work. An understanding of basic research methodologies is essential, as is an ability to work independently and in/across teams. You should also demonstrate excellent interpersonal and organisational skills.

This is a key role and an excellent career opportunity. In return, you can expect a rewarding work environment plus an excellent benefits package that includes 30 days’ holiday (plus bank holidays).

If you feel you have the required experience and skills and would like to join us, please send your CV and covering letter explaining your suitability for this role, as well the employment declaration form for this post, to: jobs@pharmacyregulation.org

We value the diversity of our workforce and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

The closing date for this role is midnight on Sunday 22 May.  Interviews will be held in the week beginning 30 May.

 

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Directorate Administrator (Strategy)

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We are the regulator for pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and registered pharmacies in Great Britain. Our main job is to protect, promote and maintain the health and safety of the public who need or use services from pharmacists or pharmacy technicians, or services provided at a registered pharmacy, in England, Scotland and Wales.

We are seeking a pro-active and diligent administrator to provide a range of support functions to the Strategy Directorate, including personal administrative support to the Director. Key responsibilities will include:

  • Providing diary management and personal administrative support to the Director of Strategy, as well as general administrative support to the Directors for Scotland and Wales.

  • Providing general administrative support to the strategy directorate including organising meetings and taking minutes.

  • Under the direction of the Executive Assistant, ensuring core directorate planning and reporting tools are up to date, and appropriate briefing materials are prepared.

  • Managing and processing invoices within agreed budgets

The successful candidate must have experience of working in an administrative or personal assistant role, with well-developed organisational skills. You must be an effective communicator, with the ability to deal tactfully and diplomatically with a wide range of people. Attention to detail and accuracy is essential, and an ability to develop and implement administrative systems and procedures is highly desirable. You must be proficient in the use of the Microsoft Office suite.

This is a key role and an excellent career opportunity. In return, you can expect a rewarding work environment plus an excellent benefits package that includes 30 days’ holiday (plus bank holidays).

If you feel you have the required experience and skills and would like to join us, please send your CV and covering letter explaining your suitability for this role, as well the employment declaration form for this post, to: jobs@pharmacyregulation.org

 

We value the diversity of our workforce and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

 

The closing date for this role is midnight on Sunday 15 May. 

Deadline for Application: Sunday 15 May
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Appointments Committee – Pharmacist Member

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Appointments Committee – Pharmacist Member

Location: Canary Wharf, London

 

Are you a pharmacist looking to broaden your experience? Do you want to play a part in the regulation of pharmacy professionals?  Could you help the GPhC as a pharmacist member of the Appointments Committee?

 

The General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) is the regulator for pharmacy professionals and registered pharmacies in the UK.  It is our job to protect, promote and maintain the health, safety and wellbeing of patients and the public by upholding standards and public trust in pharmacy.

 

As part of the regulatory function of upholding standards three independent statutory committees decide on complaints against registrants and pharmacy premises. The Appointments Committee is responsible for the recruitment of the members of the three statutory committees

 

To be considered, you must have experience of interview and selection processes, and be registered with the GPhC as a pharmacist.

 

The term of office is four years with the possibility of reappointment for a second term of up to four years.  The remuneration is £300 per day and as a guide the role would involve between 2-10 days per year.  Separate arrangements are in place for training days.

 

We are proud of being an employer that values the diversity of its workforce and we encourage applicants from all backgrounds and sections of the community to apply.

 

Ar gyfer ymgeiswyr o Gymru: I weld yr hysbyseb hwn yn Gymraeg cliciwch yma.

 

I gael disgrifiad rôl llawn, cliciwch yma.

 

I wneud cais, cliciwch yma.

 

 

More information and how to apply

 

To view the role specification, click here.

 

To download the application form for this role, click here.

 

If you would like to have an informal discussion about any of the roles, please contact Elaine Mulingani, Associates and Partners Manager on elaine.mulingani@pharmacyregulation.org or0203 713 7817.

 

Closing date is 29 May 2016. Interviews will take place on 22 July 2016.

Deadline for Application: 29 May 2016
Interview Date: 22 July 2016

Professionals Regulation Manager (Floating)

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We are the regulator for pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and registered pharmacies in Great Britain. Our main job is to protect, promote and maintain the health and safety of the public who need or use services from pharmacists or pharmacy technicians, or services provided at a registered pharmacy, in England, Scotland and Wales.

We are seeking a positive and proactive individual to work collaboratively with managers and teams to project manage, coordinate and monitor the services business plan activities, lead on the work streams and progress improvement activities as assigned, as well as undertake quality assurance audits and consistency checks, maintaining the service’s risk register, business continuity plans along with performance monitoring oversight activities across the service. The role will also be responsible for managing a caseload of high profile / complex investigations to time, cost and quality objectives. Further key responsibilities will include:

  • Ensure any professional regulatory team assigned to you or that you are working with for whatever period and purpose operates as a cohesive unit.Champion change across team and directorate to deliver improvements to service delivery and proportionate outcomes in cases, while complying with regulatory and legal requirements.

  • Effectively manage information and concerns received by the GPhC related to the fitness to practise of Registrants in area(s) as required, from the point of acceptance for investigation through to closure.

  • Proactively assist in the development of the GPhC’s policies, procedures and processes to support achievement of quality, timeliness and efficiency objectives.

  • Represent or deputise for the Head of Professionals Regulation team and other managers in the directorate as appropriate.

 

The successful candidate should demonstrate significant relevant experience, ideally from within a regulatory environment. You should demonstrate experience of successfully managing people and resources, including business planning and setting objectives. You must also demonstrate a track record of effective case management against agreed targets in a high volume environment, alongside detailed knowledge of investigative methods, rules of evidence and an ability to interpret complex legislation.

 

This is a key role and an excellent career opportunity. In return, you can expect a rewarding work environment plus an excellent benefits package that includes 30 days’ holiday (plus bank holidays).

If you feel you have the required experience and skills and would like to join us, please send your CV and covering letter explaining your suitability for this role, as well the employment declaration form for this post, to: jobs@pharmacyregulation.org

We value the diversity of our workforce and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

The closing date for this role is midnight Sunday 15 May.

 

Deadline for Application: Midnight Sunday 15 May
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